Dreams of Wires: Volca Keys, Microbrute, Minitaur, Roland CMU810

March 23, 2015 · Posted in Uncategorized · Comment 

Dreams of Wires: Volca Keys, Microbrute, Minitaur, Roland CMU810, details below:

This is a rough re-recording of something I originally uploaded to my ‘tomorrowthecure’ channel more than 5 years ago. I was just playing around with it to see if I could do a more simplistic version (the original was sequenced and entirely software and samples).
It was recorded in 2 parts because of the sound changes. The Volca is using it’s own sequencer, and is in polyphonic mode for the main part if the recording. I’m using an iConnectMidi4+ to link the 2 USB Korg keyboards to the Minitaur, and a Kenton Pro Solo 2 to drive the CMU810. The Minitaur is running through an old EHX Small Stone phaser. Reverb is from an old Lexicon plugin

ARP Odyssey 2015 Review

March 21, 2015 · Posted in Uncategorized · Comment 

We take a look at the new Odyssey reboot from Korg – smaller and comes with a lovely case.
If you feel the urge, we made the end jam available via Bandcamp. https://soniclab.bandcamp.com/track/o…

Sweet sounds from the Korg ARP Odyssey

March 18, 2015 · Posted in Uncategorized · Comment 

A Korg remake of the legendary synthesizer from the 70´s , the ARP Odyssey. All sounds in this track are coming from this great sounding duophonic synthesizer. The track will be included on the Firechild album , Fireheart , release mid 2015.

Minute Of Arc | Entropía

March 16, 2015 · Posted in Uncategorized · Comment 

Polyrhythmic sequences modulated by sequenced arpeggios with transposes at random intervals.

Elektron Octatrack controls the Jomox Xbase999 and Korg MS2000 via MIDI and clocks the Elektron Analog Four. Slight reverb from the T-rex Room-mate over the Xbase’s signal.

Hercelot plays KORG electribe

March 9, 2015 · Posted in Uncategorized · Comment 

This is the second in a series of videos featuring three young, energetic musicians who have produced their work using only the KORG electribe.

This video showcases Pop Tune music maker Hercelot bringing the sounds in his head to life utilizing his creativity, and the power and versatility of the KORG electribe. Check out this entertainer at work.

Hercelot’s stream on SoundCloud
https://soundcloud.com/hercelot

Korg Volca Sample Review

February 28, 2015 · Posted in Uncategorized · Comment 

Gaz WIlliams takes a look at the first digital Volca. 4MB sample Ram (playback) and the usual Volca sequencing facilities.

Korg Poly 61 demo

February 26, 2015 · Posted in Uncategorized · Comment 

Details about the video:

Here is a video of the Korg Poly 61. I programmed some new sounds into the memory bank and set up a loop on the tape recorder. You can edit the 2 digital VCOs, the filter and VCA which share an envelope, and send an LFO to the filter, pitch and VCA. Thats pretty much it, but the results of combining these few parameters are really satisfying, especially when dealing with first-generation analog/digital hybrid electronic circuits

The second bit of the video was shot at Tate Modern, where they have a really good 60s/70s minimalist show on at the moment. There was an arresting yellow Anthony Caro that caught my eye

Synth Lead: Korg MS-20 Mini Vs iMS-20 For iPad

February 25, 2015 · Posted in Uncategorized · Comment 

The Korg MS-20 mini is an analog synth, the reincarnation of the classic MS-20. The iMS-20 is the iPad version of the same machine.

If you just try to use the same settings on both, the first thought will be “The iMS-20 simply can’t sound like the real thing”. But in fact, they have different behavior for the same settings on the filter and envelope modules. Don’t expect to make the same sounds using the same settings on both!

With some work and listening carefully you can make the iPad app to sound much closer than before.

Here is another example, now using the filter with resonance and a big release time.

Patch images for MS-20 mini and iMS-20 for iPad: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/1…

A Cheesy Pocket Techno Jam

February 13, 2015 · Posted in Uncategorized · Comment 

A truly portable electronic setup consisted of a PO-14 from teenage engineering, a monotron Delay from Korg and a talking translator by an unknow brand bought in a fleamarket

“Denki-Soba” Analogue Synth Restaurant from Osaka, Japan

February 9, 2015 · Posted in Uncategorized · Comment 

Gears inside the restaurant:
Roland SH101(blue),TR808,
ARP Odyssey,2600,Quadra,
Korg Mono/Poly,
Gakken SX150
and Denki-Soba Hell Synth
*Special thanks to:
Denki Soba, Risa, Keizo Suzuki from Osaka, Japan.
Copyright: E.D. Music Co.

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